Bushfire breaks out in Kg Rimba

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

A BUSHFIRE broke out in Kg Rimba opposite the Giant Hypermarket yesterday afternoon, the Rimba Fire Station said.

Hassan Abd Rahman, assistant officer of the Rimba Fire Station, said they received a distress call around 2.45pm before dispatching two fire trucks including 12 firefighters to the scene.

The station also received support from the Berakas Fire Station, which sent a water tanker and fire truck including eight firefighters.

At press time, firefighters were still trying to extinguish the remaining patches of fire.

The cause of the bushfire is still under investigation.

The Brunei Times